Press Release: 5th Annual Atlanta E3 Awards

October 5, 2017

MAC Congratulates the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards Winners Honoring Atlanta Business Leaders Promoting Regional Economy and Environment

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MAC Congratulates the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards Winners

Honoring Atlanta Business Leaders Promoting Regional Economy and Environment


ATLANTA – Oct. 4, 2017 – The Metro Atlanta Chamber announced the winners of the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards during a breakfast event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis today. In the E3 Awards’ fifth year, the event saw the highest number of applicants thus far with over 170 nominations.

The Atlanta E3 Awards recognizes companies, organizations, and individuals for outstanding achievement in advancing clean tech and best-in-class sustainability practices in the marketplace.

The finalists and seven winners were chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants. The entries were carefully vetted and judged by an independent selection committee.

“In a year with so many outstanding nominations, these E3 winners are spectacular examples of Atlanta’s business community driving advances in sustainability,” said Hala Moddelmog, Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO. “These companies are proving that their commitment to sustainability not only produces strong environmental outcomes, but also adds to bottom line of their enterprises.”


2017 E3 Awards Winners

Category: Built Environment

Achievement in efficient building design, smart growth or urban planning.

  • Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD): Brownfield Program


Category: Clean Tech

Companies or projects that are creating sustainable solutions in any clean tech sector (renewable energy, recycling, materials).

  • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts


Category: Community Strong

Nonprofit or university program that promotes collaboration and community involvement in making metro Atlanta more sustainable.

  • Park Pride: Proctor Creek North Avenue Study (PNA Study)


Category: Liquid Assets

Companies or projects that make a difference in our sustainable water future.

  • Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District


Category: Moving the Needle

Companies or projects that reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality, increase fleet efficiency or achieve other transportation benefits for metro Atlanta.

  • Georgia Ports Authority: Appalachian Regional Port


Category: New Venture

Startup, small enterprise or new business venture that advances sustainability through business solutions. 

  • Global Paint for Charity


Category: Trident Award

Recognizing visionary leaders advancing sustainability in Atlanta.

  • Tim Trefzer, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Georgia World Congress Center Authority


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